Justice Daniel Goundar

Mechanic, 26, Cops 18 Years Sentence For Rape Of Stepdaughter
Crime & Court

Mechanic, 26, Cops 18 Years Sentence For Rape Of Stepdaughter

The accused, 26, was convicted for five counts of rape and one count of indecent assault of his then 16-year-old ste...

Judge Convicts Man For Rape And Indecent Assault Of Stepdaughter
Crime & Court

Judge Convicts Man For Rape And Indecent Assault Of Stepdaughter

The offences took place at their home between October 2016, and January 2017

Trial For Levuka Man Facing Murder Charges And Assault Set For November
Crime & Court

Trial For Levuka Man Facing Murder Charges And Assault Set For November

It is alleged that Deve on March 4, 2018, in Naikorokoro Village in Levuka, Ovalau, allegedly assaulted his 21-year-...

Retired Teacher, 64, Appears For Alleged Rape Of Granddaughter
Crime & Court

Retired Teacher, 64, Appears For Alleged Rape Of Granddaughter

Justice Goundar granted 14 days to the prosecution and transferred the matter to be heard and for trial before Judge...

Prosecution: More Complainants Against Pastor
Crime & Court

Prosecution: More Complainants Against Pastor

Tulavu is charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.

29 Year Old Man Pleads Not Guilty To A Charge Of Rape In Suva
Crime & Court

29 Year Old Man Pleads Not Guilty To A Charge Of Rape In Suva

It is alleged that Lagilevu on December 13, 2018, in Waimanu Road, in Suva, raped the 20-year-old complainant.

Step-father Sentenced To Six Months For Indecent Assault
Crime & Court

Step-father Sentenced To Six Months For Indecent Assault

He was charged with one count of digital rape to which he pleaded not guilty, and one count of indecently insulting ...

Farmer Pleads Guilty To Rape, But Not Sexual Assault
Crime & Court

Farmer Pleads Guilty To Rape, But Not Sexual Assault

Defence lawyer from the Legal Aid Commission Anil Chand told the court that the accused did not understand the charg...

Taxi Driver Denies Abduction Charge
NEWS

Taxi Driver Denies Abduction Charge

The accused who is facing one count of abduction of a young person under the age of 18 years with intent to have car...

Trial Date Set For Amenoni Nasilasila Case
NEWS

Trial Date Set For Amenoni Nasilasila Case

Nasilasila, 27, appeared before Justice Daniel Goundar after his case was transferred from the High Court in Lautoka...

2 face drug cultivation charge
NATION

2 face drug cultivation charge

It is alleged that between February 1 and December 6, 2016, at Navosa, the two cultivated 2897 plants of Indian Hemp...

Man charged with rape of wife awaits plea
NATION

Man charged with rape of wife awaits plea

State Prosecutor from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Swastika Sharma sought time to file informat...

39 Year Old faces assault charges
NATION

39 Year Old faces assault charges

For the offence of assault causing actual bodily harm, it is alleged that Kumar on April 3, 2019, at Nausori, assaul...

Teenager facing rape, defilement charges on remand
NEWS

Teenager facing rape, defilement charges on remand

The accused is also facing one count of defilement.

Woman fronts court for allegedly hitting partner with timber
NATION

Woman fronts court for allegedly hitting partner with timber

She is alleged to have hit her de facto partner with a piece of timber twice on his head.

Sigatoka Man Facing Drug Charge
NATION

Sigatoka Man Facing Drug Charge

"It is alleged that Ramzan had in his possession 5.5 kilograms of cannabis sativa, an illicit drug, on November 27, ...

Woman Fronts Court For Allegedly Hitting Partner With Timber
NEWS

Woman Fronts Court For Allegedly Hitting Partner With Timber

She is alleged to have hit her de facto partner with a piece of timber twice on his head.

Trial for Canadian to be set in August
NATION

Trial for Canadian to be set in August

Joshua Aziz Rahman appeared before Justice Daniel Goundar yesterday.

Grandpa, 77, on rape charge of granddaughter
NATION

Grandpa, 77, on rape charge of granddaughter

The accused appeared before Judge Justice Daniel Goundar. It is alleged that the accused had carnal knowledge of a 2...

Man, 41,  remanded for burglary and theft charges
NATION

Man, 41, remanded for burglary and theft charges

For aggravated burglary, it is alleged that the accused on April 16, 2019, at Nasinu, broke and entered into the dwe...

36-year-old  allegedly stabs cousin
NATION

36-year-old allegedly stabs cousin

He is charged with one count of act with intent to cause grievous harm.

Accused Pleads Not Guilty in Hope of Lesser Charge
NATION

Accused Pleads Not Guilty in Hope of Lesser Charge

It is alleged that on December 26, 2018, at Nasinu, the accused unlawfully and indecently assaulted the complainant.

Trial of stepfather facing rape charge begins tomorrow
NATION

Trial of stepfather facing rape charge begins tomorrow

The complainant was 12 years old at the time of the offence while the accused was 36 years old.

Man, 23, facing robbery charge seeks Commission’s help
NATION

Man, 23, facing robbery charge seeks Commission’s help

The accused opted to seek Legal Aid Commission representation.

Waidradra Murder: Court to await psychiatric  evaluation report
NATION

Waidradra Murder: Court to await psychiatric evaluation report

Dakai is charged with one count of murder. He is alleged to have murdered a 34-year-old security guard Timoci Dogai ...

Judge Raises Concerns with Lawyers’ Pattern of Late Filing
NATION

Judge Raises Concerns with Lawyers’ Pattern of Late Filing

It is a serious concern on how late the information is filed in rape cases.

Man Who Allegedly Stabbed Partner Granted Bail
NEWS

Man Who Allegedly Stabbed Partner Granted Bail

He is charged with one count each of attempted murder and assault causing actual bodily harm.

Bail Denied For Canadian Facing Drug Charges
NEWS

Bail Denied For Canadian Facing Drug Charges

Justice Goundar denied bail for the accused on the grounds that the accused as a foreigner did not have strong commu...

Pastor’s Son Granted Bail By High Court
NEWS

Pastor’s Son Granted Bail By High Court

Meli Kenawai is charged with three counts of rape, three counts of attempted rape and three counts of sexual assault.

Aussie Resident Jailed For 10 Years for Rape, Theft
NEWS

Aussie Resident Jailed For 10 Years for Rape, Theft

Justice Goundar said Reddy exploited the vulnerability of the victim.

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